The king of experimental pop Scott Walker passed away today at the age of 76 according to a press release by label company 4AD. He started his journey in the 1960s from the band walker brother
A Bit about Scott Walker’s Career
Scott Walker was born on January 9, 1943, Hamilton, Ohio. He was a singer-songwriter, composer and record producer. The US born British singer started his career in the 1960s as a singer with the band called Walker brothers who produced multiple songs that popped in the top positions
He released numerous albums, but the most famous of his records are Scott 1, Scott 2, Scott 3 and Scott 4.
He briefly reunited with the walker brother in the 1970’s and produced more hit songs. Scott left the band in 1980s to revive his solo career and continued to produce avant-garde music that set the base for 21st-century music.
He continued to make music and appeared as a guest singer for many bands over the years. In 2006 he released an album named the Drift which became the bestselling album review of the year with a Metacritic score of 85.
Fans Reacting to Scott Walker’s Death
People have taken to social media to express their sorrow on his passing. Many are recalling and recollecting the good memories they developed after they met the celebrity.
Scott Walker was an idol to many from whom they learned a lot of things that either improved or jump-started their career to fame
To many he was so much more than just an idol. To some he was a style icon who had a significant influence on people lives